Man killed as car speeding on wrong side hits motorbike in Pune; driver held

12:15 PM Jun 23, 2024 | PTI |

Pune: A 19-year-old man was killed after a car speeding on the wrong side of a road hit his motorbike in Maharashtra’s Pune district, police said on Sunday.


The accident took place at around 9:30 pm on Saturday at Mauje Eklahare village on Pune-Nashik road in Ambegaon taluka. The car driver was arrested late night, they said.

The victim was identified as Om Bhalerao, the police said.

A case has been registered against the accused at Manchar police station, an official said.

“The accused was driving a Fortuner car on Pune-Nashik road. He was driving the car on the wrong side of the road while travelling to Manchar village when the vehicle had a head-on collision with the motorbike. The two-wheeler rider was seriously injured in the accident and lost his life,” a senior police official said.


“Both the vehicles were badly damaged in the incident. The car driver has been arrested and a case has also been registered against him. We are conducting further probe into the incident,” he added.


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